Letter to The Editor


April 19, 2018

Great emergency services team

To the Editor:

Years ago I was a member of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department. I remember some big fires downtown where everyone in the department was on the fireline for days. Here the community jumped out to help move hoses when asked and then stepped back from the scene until their help was asked for again. (The new police chief from down south was shocked

that there was no need for crowd control.)

I remember stopping at the fire hall during those events to change out of my soaked bunker gear into something drier. On the tables were enormous bowls...

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